On Apr 4, 2005, at 3:54 AM, Csaba Henk wrote:

> Then really talker.meta[:sayYourName][:author] is the way to go. Of
> course, if the metadata is not intended/needed to be instance-specific,
> then it's better to be appended to the class.

If the metadata has anything to do with method execution, say tracking 
running time for example, you could implement accessors in Object and 
call them in the method itself.  From that call, caller() can be used 
to index into some global hash that tracks the data.

Just thinking out loud here...

James Edward Gray II